VOL. 130 | NO. 103 | Thursday, May 28, 2015
Thousands of people packed Beale Street between Second and Third Streets Wednesday, May 27, for the funeral procession of B.B. King.
The Shelby County homebuilding industry surged ahead in April with builders pulling more permits and selling more new homes at higher prices, a positive start to the peak building season.
As an outgrowth of a new Christian Brothers University course on poverty in America, a group of IRS-certified students brought some major relief to a few hundred Memphis-area families this tax season.
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis has record fiscal year
The most dedicated donors to the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis give with their hearts and their minds, striking a balance between real-time needs and the financial realities of any given moment.
The dollar figures being added to and subtracted from the city of Memphis budget for the coming fiscal year are relatively small this budget season at City Hall.
The Shelby County Schools system moved a step closer Tuesday, May 26, to joining a school funding lawsuit against the state of Tennessee.
A second postscript to a nearly 50-year old letter from George Harrison is shedding new light on an intriguing plan by the Beatles to record at Stax Records in South Memphis.
Ray's take: One of the most contentious issues when distributing an estate can be the division of heirlooms. It would help to know which family heirloom holds special meaning to which heir. An item that you think is the most important may not be the most important to others.
My great-great-great-great grandfather Elijah Fleming had eight kids and no middle name.
Senate Speaker and Lieutenant Gov. Ron Ramsey laughs at the notion he’s changed since being elected to the Legislature 23 years ago, that he’s lost touch with the common man or become “arrogant” as lieutenant governor of Tennessee.
The Tennessee legislative session ended in late April, giving itself a little more than two and a-half months to handle the state’s business. That’s plenty of time, according to Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey.
What is a budget? Does inflation impact my standard of living?
GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) – SeaPort Airlines now says it intends to end flights between Greenville and Memphis in September.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – A new study projects Volkswagen's expansion in Chattanooga could lead to the creation of nearly 10,000 jobs.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating – and the government is taking note.
NEW YORK (AP) – Nike says it is cooperating with authorities in the U.S. probe into corruption of FIFA, the governing body of soccer worldwide.
A newly discovered glitch in Apple's software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message.